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Kerrie Logan Hollihan


Kerrie Logan Hollihan

Kerrie Logan Hollihan writes award-winning nonfiction for young people. Her books have been honored by Smithsonian magazine, the National Science Teachers Association, the Chicago Public Library, and the Junior Library Guild. She holds degrees in history from Allegheny College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.

Hollihan decided to channel her "inner sixth grade girl who read Compton's encyclopedia for fun" and started writing for kids in 2005. From 38,000 word biography/activity books about Isaac Newton, Theodore Roosevelt, and Queen Elizabeth I, Hollihan also enjoyed the challenge of "writing short" for an early reader series on Latin American celebrations.

Kerrie Logan Hollihan

Books by Kerrie Logan Hollihan

by Kerrie Logan Hollihan - Biography, Nonfiction, Young Adult 12+

A profile of 16 courageous women, REPORTING UNDER FIRE tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Each woman experiences her own journey, both personally and professionally, and each draws her own conclusions. Yet without exception, these war correspondents share a singular ambition: to answer an inner call driving them to witness war firsthand, and to share what they learn via words or images.